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15 Dec: 7 Gifts You Didn’t Know You Could Get at Best Buy

Giving a gift is a great way to show a loved one you care during the holidays, especially when these unprecedented times make it difficult to spend quality time together. But what do you get someone who deserves the world and already seemingly has everything?

To help you finish your holiday shopping list, we’ve compiled gift ideas for everyone on your shopping list — including some unique gifts that are perfect for people with varying interests. Whether it’s creating a home garden or riding around town in style, Best Buy has something for all your family members and friends.

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10 Dec: Our holiday gift lists make it easy to pick the right tech

The holiday season is officially in full swing and looking very different than others before it. Between decking the halls, binge-watching your favorite festive movies and holiday shopping, it might feel stressful finding a gift for all your loved ones — especially amid a pandemic.

But finding the perfect present doesn’t have to be hard. In fact, we’ve compiled gift lists that make it easy to pick the perfect tech for everyone on your list based on their unique interests.

Another tip to make shopping easier this year: Take advantage of the many ways to safely and conveniently get gifts to your loved ones in time for the holidays, including contactless curbside pickup and same-day or next-day delivery options.

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10 Dec: From gaming to gardening, gift ideas your whole family will enjoy

Buying a gift for the whole family can be tough, especially when you have to consider everyone’s different likes and dislikes.

But this year especially, technology is opening new doors for families and giving them ways to connect, have fun and share experiences. From discovering virtual worlds to trying new hobbies, like gardening, tech is helping family members of all ages come together.

Here are a few ideas for tech gifts your whole household will enjoy.

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10 Jun: Celebrate Father’s Day With Tech Gifts And Gadgets

Father’s Day is almost here, and although we’re grateful for the father figures in our lives every day of the year, this is a special opportunity to celebrate and recognize them for all they do.

In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, your Father’s Day plans will likely look a little different from years past. But there are still plenty of ways to stay connected and spend time together.  

When it comes to finding the perfect gift, it can be quite a challenge to find something that Dad will use all the time and conveys just how much you appreciate him.

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21 May: A Tech Gift Guide For The Class Of 2020

Graduation is more than a ceremony. It’s a rite of passage that honors years of hard work and dedication.

This year, the class of 2020 is having to find creative ways to celebrate as we learn to navigate life — and its big milestones — in a pandemic.

You may not be able to attend a ceremony or graduation party in person, but you can still congratulate the grads in your life with a thoughtful gift as they prepare for college or move on to their next adventure. 

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04 May: Celebrating Mom With Home-Friendly Tech

This year, Mother’s Day is going to be celebrated a little differently, adding to the challenge of how to make all the mother figures in our lives feel extra special at home or from a safe distance.

Under these unique circumstances, many of us are finding innovative ways to virtually connect and are heading online to find a gift that expresses love and appreciation for the mom who already has it all or doesn’t want anything.

Whether you live in a different city or under the same roof, here are some tools and tech gadgets that will make Mom’s life easier year-around.

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27 Oct: Best Buy’s CMO Provides Sneak Peek at New Holiday Ads

Whether it’s a new TV, smartphone or gaming console, you hope it’s the gift they open last and totally freak out about. It’s just that special.

That’s why Best Buy’s holiday marketing campaign is focused on how the recipient reacts — and how that makes you feel — when they open the perfect gift. You know, the one they’ll tell all their friends about the next day and look forward to using all year long.

Best Buy’s “Open This Last” television commercials and digital ads start running on Sunday, but we sat down with Best Buy Chief Marketing Officer Whit Alexander to get a sneak peek.

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11 Dec: The Best Tech Gifts for Him, Her, the Kids and Family

The lights are up, the stockings are hung and there’s eggnog in the fridge. But you’re still struggling to come up with gift ideas for some of the people on your shopping list.

Don’t sweat it. Best Buy – with some help from a national survey – has come up with lists of the top tech gifts for him, her, the kids and the whole family, to help you win the holiday and do it stress-free.

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Our survey found that men love to give and receive tech gifts.

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06 May: Find the Perfect Tech Gift for Mom at Best Buy

Mother’s Day is right around the corner, and people are expected to dish out more cash than ever for that special gift.

According to the National Retail Federation, Americans will spend an average of $172 on mom this year, up nearly $10 from last year and the most in the survey’s 12-year history. Total spending is expected to reach $21.2 billion — with almost $2 billion of that being consumer electronics.

As more consumers are looking beyond chocolates and flowers, Best Buy has a great mix of lasting gifts based on what Mom likes to do best.

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16 Feb: Why We’re the First to Register for Best Buy’s New Wedding Registry

When it comes to wedding planning, my buddies told me to get excited about the taste testing, but not so much about going to register for wedding gifts. I understood where they were coming from. Hours of reflecting on china and glassware are not necessarily my idea of a good time.

However, my enthusiasm for bridal registries took a major change for the better this past weekend when my fiancée, Hannah, and I became the very first couple to register on Best Buy’s new wedding registry. 

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10 Feb: Play Cupid with These Gifts of Love from Best Buy

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner and this year Americans will spend more on gifts than ever before — $19 billion, claims the National Retail Federation.

And no shocker here: men will spend nearly twice as much on gifts as women – close to $200 on average.

So gentlemen, don’t settle on flowers and chocolates from the closest drug store. Best Buy has a great selection of classy, cupid-inspired gifts to choose instead.

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Make your fashionista feel special with an exclusive Isaac Mizrahi tablet or phone case from this popular designer’s brand new Valentine’s Day collection.

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07 Jan: New Year’s Resolutions Made Easy with Wearable Tech

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Have you made your New Year’s resolution yet? There’s a good chance it includes exercise. According to a University of Scranton study, getting fit is consistently one of the top five most common resolutions but only eight percent of us are successful in keeping them. Since resolutions are hard to stick to, Best Buy has a ton of wearable tech options that will keep you on track into the rest of 2015.

By now, you’ve probably seen or heard about a number of new wearable devices, including activity trackers.